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Deconstructing  Delta  Local Government  polls

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State

*Apathy and complacency demonstrated by the electorates From Jerome-Mario Utomi The sleepy political landscape of Delta State has very recently become a beehive of activities.  This development, however, should not be a surprise to many as the Delta State Government recently announced its readiness to conduct the local council poll …

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Presidential Task Force: Abba Yola carpets Dalung

Solomon Dalung...gets ungraiding from Abba Yola

*Mischief more in his issue than facts It’s a fact we all know and are happy that Nigeria will be in Russia for the 2018 senior men’s World Cup finals. But then must the Hon minister speak on what he has no knowledge of just because he wants to score …

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Ogun 2019: Your portfolio will count with the people

Senator Ibikunle Amosun Ogun State governor

*Shock awaits many politicians in the 2019 elections From Uzoma Ngozi Earlier this year, the media was awash with news that the APC in Ogun State had zoned the governorship slot to a section of the state ahead of 2019 gubernatorial elections. As interesting as it may sound, politicians need …

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Tatalo Alamu: Remembering Adekunle Ajasin

Chief Michael Adekunle Ajasin

*The gentle giant of Action Group Once again dark clouds are gathering over the Nigerian polity. There is a growing feeling of disillusionment and disenchantment among the most articulate sections of the polity. When there is recession, there can be no recess or rest for the writer. This morning, this …

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Can we start work and pray today

Prof Abel Idowu Olayinka...work and pray

*We need a new orientation From Abel Olayinka After independence, in order to build a great nation, each country of the world went to “work.” In Nigeria, after our independence in 1960, our people went to “pray” and fast, but we were taught to “work and pray” So, while we …

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Governor Ahmed Abdulfatah save our family now

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State...letter from lecturers

*Over College of Arabic and Islamic legal studies (CAILS) From Imam Abdulkadir The crisis of unpaid salaries and the persistent neglect of staff of Kwara state College of Arabic and Islamic legal studies (CAILS), Ilorin as well as other sister institutions in the state has undoubtedly reached an alarming rate. …

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 Ayò Fáyòsé and his journey to Òkè-Láńgbòdó!

Fayose and his campaign team

*Fáyòsé is taking a journey to the land of mystery and no return Before I write anything below are my questions for Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Peter Fayose are: How conversant were you to Oke Lagbodo? When did your parents name you Akara Oogun? How are you going to get …

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Moro: Where are we in political calculation of Kwara?

A typical road in Moro local government area of Kwara State

*We have been discriminated, cheated and made forlong From Abdulkabir Olarongbe Moro local government was created in 1976 with headquarters at Bode Sa’adu. The local government comprises of five districts namely: Lanwa, Ejidongari, Olooru, Malete and Ipaiye. The local government is politically designed to belong to Kwara North Senatorial District …

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Okowa: “Smart agenda’’ and leadership gaps

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State

*Whither the future for Delta state From Jerome-Mario Utomi To describe Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, the Executive Governor of Delta State as a ‘political warlord’ as well as a ‘Political Bishop” when it comes to Delta state politics may not be inappropriate as he is evidently and eminently qualified looking …

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The 2017 resolution Igbo leaders should make

Igbo leaders

*Educate hooligans what sovereignty means From Nkechi Odoma It is usual for people to have resolutions with the arrival of a New Year and the several groups claiming to represent the interests of the Igbo nation in southeast Nigeria would do well to announce realistic resolutions for the year 2017. The …

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